5nine Software Releases 5nine Cloud Security v7

CHICAGO, IL (Dec. 15, 2015) – 5nine Software, a leading global Hyper-V virtualization security and management provider, today announced the release of the industry’s leading security and compliance solution 5nine Cloud Security v7. The new version automatically protects virtual machines (VMs) without requiring any installation, provides advanced logging and alerting capabilities, and amplifies intrusion detection (IDS) through integration with Snort for Business.

“We are very pleased to be offering dozens of new enhancements that will help our customers meet greater compliance standards and have better insight into their own security operations,” said Symon Perriman, VP of Business Development at 5nine Software. “With the new 5nine Cloud Security v7, users can benefit from collective knowledge of security teams from around the world with the industry’s leading intrusion detection engine from Snort, and rest assured their Hyper-V infrastructure is protected.”

Advanced intrusion detection can now be reached through integration of 5nine Cloud Security with Snort for Business. Snort provides a community continually reviews, tests, and offers improvements to the Snort source code to detect all possible types of network attacks. The new 5nine Cloud Security v7 offers a subscription for IDS with Snort for Business allowing customers to have centralized updating and immediate access to the latest signatures, instead of having to wait for up to a month.

Other highlights of the new version include:

  • Automatic & Immediate Protection with Default VM Security: now a VM can be instantly placed into a security group as soon as it is created, ensuring it has globally consistent firewall, intrusion detection, and network traffic scanning settings. This will save valuable operational resources, increase performance, and reduce the risk of misconfigured security policies.
  • Enhanced Security Event Logging, Filtering and Reporting: 5nine Cloud Security v7 allows certain conditions to create automated responses to network security events so the users can customize the event’s alerting threshold and retention policy.
  • Antivirus and Intrusion Detection Scanning and Update Management: 5nine customers can now gain more control over performance of the system by designating a maximum number of simultaneous AV scans in order to prevent hosts from CPU or storage bottlenecks. 5nine Cloud Security also offers a centralized approach for updating the antivirus and intrusion detection signatures for entire Hyper-V infrastructure through local proxy servers minimizing their vulnerability to being attacked from public Internet.


5nine Cloud Security v7 is available immediately. It is licensed per 2 CPU, starting at $199. For more information or to download a free 30-day trial version, please visit: http://www.5nine.com/Security

About 5nine Software

5nine Software is the leading global Hyper-V virtualization security and management provider. It offers the first and only agentless security and management solutions for Microsoft Hyper-V. 5nine Software provides innovative, powerful and easy-to-use software designed to reduce costs, increase productivity and mitigate security risks. Today, 5nine Software helps almost 80,000 satisfied users around the globe to reach the full potential of their virtual infrastructure.

Founded in 2009, 5nine Software is headquartered in Chicago, with offices worldwide. 5nine is a Microsoft Gold Datacenter Partner, Enterprise Cloud Alliance Partner, Azure Pack Partner, and member of the Virus Information Alliance. Find out more by visiting http://www.5nine.com/


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